Mundane: How does one carry the Neo
Sean C. McCord
openmoko at cycoresys.com
Mon Sep 10 07:21:45 CEST 2007
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 08:42:57AM +1000, clare wrote:
> But for portability I will want a
> smaller neater stylus, like the one on my Motorola A925 that slots into
> the Motorola itself, so that I can put it in my pocket with no case if I
> want to.
Yes, this must be the first stylus device I have seen devoid of a
stylus slot. Even my decidedly unmobile graphics tablet has a stylus
slot! Still, I suppose it is a bit late in the game to be redesigning
the chassis of out Neo. As to the smaller, neater stylus: that seems
to be a good idea more apt to be able to fit in some cobbled adherent
stylus dock. Perhaps I should try one of my old Palm stylii. Then,
though, there would be lost that cat-fun-style laser pointer...
> I have rigged up a cord on the stylus and attached it to the
Inelegant, perhaps, but effective. I had not thought of this; though
with the lanyard, it may actually be easier to rig a permanent place for
the full stylus. Perhaps a loop feed-though? A long, thin leather or
rubber pocket running part of the length of the lanyard?
> And I did take its batteries out, far too dangerous, and
> with no protectors on the buttons when it is carried with other things.
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> I also MUST have a way of carrying spare phone batteries, because this
> USB charging so far seems to require a PC.
This, at least, should be a simple proposition. Whatever case is
designed should easily be able to have a couple of slots for batteries
so long as this is meditated before-hand.
> When someone finds a suitable
> charger that will run off a car battery please tell me.
That _would_ be nice, yes.
> One of the main
> purposes of a mobile phone is to be mobile. I no longer have to wake
> strange dogs to get help if I break down going home at night.
'Tisn't the dogs what worry me. Of course, this is probably a regional
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